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3:25 Carrier Independence Burning

Several of the test ships are on fire
Description: Painting, Watercolor on Illustration Board; by Grant Powers; 1946; Unframed Dimensions 14H X 20W
Accession #: 88-181-L
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The blast touched off fuel and munitions stored inside USS Independence (CVL-22) and blew off or destroyed the planes parked on her flight deck. The blast also severely damaged the island superstructure and destroyed parts of the flight deck.

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  • Cold War
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